Narratives of the French & Indian War: Ranger Brown's Narrative, the Adventures of Robert Eastburn, the Journal of Rufus Putnam-Provincial Infantry & (Eyewitness to War) (Paperback)

Narratives of the French & Indian War: Ranger Brown's Narrative, the Adventures of Robert Eastburn, the Journal of Rufus Putnam-Provincial Infantry & (Eyewitness to War) By Robert Eastburn, Rufus Putnam, John Hawks Cover Image
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Four essential accounts of war in the New World

This book will be a joy to all those-academic and casual-who have an interest in the Seven Years War as it was fought in America in the middle of the eighteenth century-the conflict we now know as the French and Indian War. These narratives are too packed with action and incredible events to give details here. They are all shorter works which, without companions, would have been unlikely to see publication individually, but joined together the reader can immerse himself in the times and be enthralled by the voices of those who experienced these momentous times. Here are Rogers, Israel Putnam and other famous Rangers who weave their presence and deeds through each account. Here are the Provincials and the Regulars-the Royal Americans and the Highlanders. Here are Fort Bull, Fort William Henry, Crown Point and Ticonderoga. Here are Monroe, Amherst, Howe, Johnson and many others. This is the experience of war against the French and their fierce Indian allies in the deep woods of the American Frontier. Raids, ambushes, flights, captures, ordeals and escapes fill all the pages of this truly indispensable book.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781846774959
ISBN-10: 1846774950
Publisher: Leonaur Ltd
Publication Date: June 19th, 2008
Pages: 248
Language: English
Series: Eyewitness to War